The Volta Caucus, a group of members of the opposition National Democratic Congress from the Volta Region but based outside the region, is calling for cool heads to prevail between the party’s founder, Mr Jerry John Rawlings and his former appointee Prof Kwamena Ahwoi.
There is tension between Mr Rawlings and Prof Ahwoi following a book authored by the latter titled ‘Working with Rawlings’ in which he chronicled their time in government together and made certain revelations and allegations against Mr Rawlings and his wife.
Mr Rawlings, in response, said the book is full of factual inaccuracies and also made a series of allegations against Prof Ahwoi.
Reacting to the allegations and counter-allegations between the two NDC stalwarts, the Volta Caucus, in a statement, said: “We, as a group, feel saddened that this issue will come up in such a crucial time as this when Ghanaians are crying for an electoral rescue from the maladministration and misrule of the Nana Akufo-Addo-led government.”
The group, thus, urged the two to bury their differences and work together to bring the party back to power.
“The 2020 election is so crucial requiring all energy and hands on deck because it is that election which will, again, define Ghana’s destiny. It is an election which will have good triumph over evil and to return Ghana onto the path of development, departing from the status quo; an affinity for treachery and engagement in divisive politics; a typical case as we witnessed and suffered during the recent Voters Registration exercise,” the statement said.